History Term
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topography
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The features of a region or land
Different states like Michigan have good topographery
vegetation
A natrul plant or an growen plant

delta
an area of land by a river
an area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river
papyrus
a tough water plant used to make paper
a tough water plant used to make paper and rope in acient times
nomad
someone who moves from place to place
someone who moves from place to place with no permanent home
Hebrews
The founders of Judaism
The Hebrews eventually became known as the Jews
Torah
Sacred text
Torah means "Gods teaching"
Abraham
father of the Hebrews
Abraham is called the father of the Hebrews
Moses
led his people out of slavery
Moses told the Hebrews that God would lead them to Canaan
King David
Established the holy city
Kind David established Jerusalem as a holy city
Solomon
Built a temple
King Solomon builtJerusalems first great temple
convenant
sacred agreement
Judaism began with a sacred convenant
descendants
children
Abraham had decedents
sacrifice
a gift
a gift to honor gods
prophet
a person that interprets for God
Moses was a prophet
plague
disaster
God punished Egypt with 10 terrible plagues
Exodus
departure
The Torah calls the flight from Egypt the Exodus
Ten Commandments
laws
Laws that are the foundation of Judaism
Sabbath
seventh day of the week
The sabbath is to be used for rest and worship
Ark of Covenant
a chest
The chest containing the Ten Commandments